VVCS Group Program Calendar

VVCS offers a range of group programs, across each state, throughout the calendar year.

Follow the Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service on Facebook to keep up to date on the 2018 schedule. Additional dates and locations are expected to be available by February 2018.

This page last updated: 18 December 2017.

Registrations and enquiries

To register your interest in attending a program in 2018, please phone VVCS on 1800 011 046 (during business hours) or complete and submit the Online Registration of Interest form.

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New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory

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Northern Territory

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Program Date Location Structure
Doing Anger Differently 14–15 Mar Darwin 2-day workshop
Operation Life: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 12–13 Apr Darwin 2-day workshop
Mastering Anxiety 16–17 May Darwin 2-day workshop
Stepping Out 20–21 June Darwin 2-day workshop

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Queensland (Far North)

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123 Magic and Emotion Coaching Parent Course 22 Feb, 1 Mar & 8 Mar (pm) Townsville 3 days
(2 hours/ day)
Anxiety 17–18 May Cairns 2-day workshop
24–25 Jul Townsville 2-day workshop
Building Better Relationships 13–15 Jun Cairns 3-day workshop
Operation Life: Suicide Alertness for Everyone (SafeTALK) 20 Mar Cairns ½-day workshop
21 Mar Townsville ½-day workshop
Operation Life: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 18–19 Jun Townsville 2-day workshop
25–26 Jun Mackay 2-day workshop
Relaxation and Stress Management 9 May Townsville 1-day workshop
Residential Lifestyle Management Program 29 Oct–2 Nov Townsville 5-day residential program
Sleeping Better 13-14 Mar Townsville 2-day workshop
19–20 Apr Cairns 2-day workshop
Stepping Out 15–16 May Townsville 2-day workshop

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Queensland (South East)

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South Australia

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Doing Anger Differently 27–28 Feb Adelaide 2-day workshop
Operation Life: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 26–27 Mar Adelaide 2-day workshop
Sleeping Better 18–19 Apr Adelaide 2-day workshop
Stepping Out 2–3 May Adelaide 2-day workshop

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Tasmania

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Victoria

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Beating the Blues 8–9 Mar Wodonga 2-day workshop
Building Better Relationships 19 Apr–24 May Melbourne 6-session program (Thursday evenings)
Communication and Conflict Resolution 21–23 Feb Melbourne 3-day workshop
Doing Anger Differently 6 Feb–17 Apr Melbourne 11-session program (Tuesdays)
18–19 Apr Wodonga 2-day workshop
Mastering Anxiety 8 Feb–12 Apr Melbourne 10-session program (Thursday evenings)
Operation Life: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 22–23 Feb Benalla 2-day workshop
Relaxation and Mindfulness 2–16 Feb Melbourne 3-session workshop (Fridays)
20 Apr Wodonga 1-day workshop
Sleeping Better 22–23 Mar Melbourne 2-day workshop
Residential Lifestyle Program 20–25 May Flowerdale 5-day program

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Western Australia

Program dates and locations
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Operation Life: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 12–13 March Perth 2-day workshop
Operation Life: ASIST Tune-up 15 March Albany 1-day workshop
Beating the Blues 26–27 February Perth 2-day workshop
Building Better Relationships 9, 16 & 17 February Perth 3-day program
Communication and Conflict Resolution Skills 17 & 24 March Perth 2-day workshop (Saturdays)
Doing Anger Differently for Women 15, 22 February & 1 March Perth 3-session program (Thursday am)
Hope in Grief 26–27 March Rockingham 2-day workshop
Lifestyle Management Program 8–13 April TBA 5-day residential retreat
Parenting Support—Bedtime Routines 22 March Perth 2-hour seminar (Tuesday am)
Parenting Support—Engaging Adolescents 10 & 17 April Perth 2-session program (Tuesday am)
Parenting Support—Managing Disobedience 8 March Perth 2-hour seminar (Tuesday am)
Relaxation and Mindfulness Skills 5–6 April Perth 2-day workshop
Operation Life: Suicide Alertness for Everyone (SafeTALK) 14 March Albany ½-day workshop

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